[Server-devel] Marvell Wi-Fi & ejabberd

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 23:06:39 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Miguel Salazar<miguelsalazarg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, my name is Miguel Salazar and I'm working on the OLPC Chiapas
> deployment. We're working with Intel Classmates notebook computers running
> Sugar-on-a-Stick.


> The XS Recommended Hardware wiki page states in the Hardware Profile section
> that Marvell Wi-Fi nodes are needed, as well as four to six USB interfaces.
> We plan to deploy 15 notebooks per classroom, connected on a LAN to an XS
> through a router. Are Marvell Wi-Fi nodes absolutely necessary, or can this
> be achieved with a Linksys home router? What are the USB interfaces used
> for?

That is somewhat outdated. I edited that a bit, the marvell wifi
antennas are experimental at the moment. Just use an AP. You'll want
it in bridge more, not as a router.

> Regarding ejabberd running on XS, is this a regular ejabberd (the same one
> that can be downloaded) or is this a "patched" version of ejabberd so it can
> work with XS?

Patched. Search this list for abundant details on how and why.

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